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A PAIR OF ACES
Two rookie hurlers took the mound for the Mets in 1968: Jerry Koosman and Nolan Ryan. Koosman was an All-Star and finished in a close second place in NL Rookie of the Year voting. Ryan recorded 133 st ...
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A PRO WHO COULD THROW, PEDRO MARTINEZ
With a pitching legacy that included Tom Seaver, Doc Gooden, Jerry Koosman, Jon Matlack and Nolan Ryan, the Mets have had some of the best talent in baseball. The addition of Pedro Martinez in 2005 ad ...
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ALL-STAR GALLERY, 1973
By 1973, the Mets had sent close to a dozen individual players to the All-Star Game. Tom Seaver and Willie Mays were the Mets representatives that year, and their roster was full of former All-Stars. ...
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BICENTENNIAL METS, 1976
The Mets joined the bicentennial festivities with a colonial-themed Mr. Met on the cover of the 1976 yearbook. The players provided the fireworks that season: Tom Seaver led the league in strikeouts, ...
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CELEBRATING THE SERIES WITH KOOSMAN
Transogram put out a Jerry Koosman action figure after he set team records for wins, shutouts and ERA in the 1968 season. He continued that excellence in the championship season of 1969, when he earne ...
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COOL AS KOOSMAN
Jerry Koosman helped Mets fans sleep at night. The Minnesota farm boy was strong and reliable, and he was part of the best 1-2 punch in MLB at the time. During the 1969 “Miracle Mets” season, Koosman ...
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COOL, CALM AND COLLECTED KOOSMAN
Jerry Koosman played it cool in the 1969 home stretch. In August and September, the ace went 9-3, including five straight wins at the end of the season. One of those victories stopped a Mets losing st ...
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ENJOYING A COLD ONE AFTER THE NLCS VICTORY
Jerry Koosman and the Mets tasted success -- and lots of champagne -- after defeating the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the NLCS, which gave New York its first NL pennant in franchise history.
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FRANCHISE ACE KOOZ METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE
Jerry Koosman made his major league debut in 1967, joining a young but promising Mets pitching staff. Building on his All-Star nods in 1968 and 1969, Koosman helped pitch the Mets to a World Series ch ...
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HEY MAN, IT’S KOOSMAN
Jerry Koosman was a fundamental piece of the Mets pitching staff from 1967 to 1978. He posted a 14-15 record with a 2.84 ERA in 1973. Koosman also picked up two postseason wins, including Game 5 of th ...